Letter of Volatility for the NI cDAQ-9171, cDAQ-9172, cDAQ-9174, and cDAQ-9178

Updated Apr 18, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • cDAQ-9171
  • cDAQ-9172
  • cDAQ-9174
  • cDAQ-9178

Issue Details

I need official confirmation that sensitive data passing through the National Instruments cDAQ-9171, cDAQ-9172, cDAQ-9174, and cDAQ-9178 chassis will be erased when the device loses power.

Solution

The list below contains volatility information for the cDAQ-9171, cDAQ-9174, and cDAQ-9178. It includes the types of memory in each device, the amount, and whether or not the information stored in that memory is retained. Volatile memory loses its contents when the device is powered off, while nonvolatile memory retains its contents when the device is powered off.
The list below contains volatility information for the cDAQ-9172. It includes the types of memory in each device, the amount, and whether or not the information stored in that memory is retained. Volatile memory loses its contents when the device is powered off, while nonvolatile memory retains its contents when the device is powered off.

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